Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail

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COMPOSERS: Mozart
LABELS: DG
WORKS: Die Entführung aus dem Serail
PERFORMER: Thate, Streit, Winska, Korn; Vienna State Opera/Harnoncourt; dir. Ursel & Karl-Ernst Herrmann (1989)
CATALOGUE NO: DG 073 4540

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Harnoncourt’s crisp conducting and Korn’s Osmin are outstanding in this 1989 production. A generally decent cast, despite a shrill Blonde, slogs through a straightforward but stodgy staging. Michael Scott Rohan